The cheapest times to fly from BWI to JHB are

  • February 12th to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 8th
  • July 23rd to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BWI to JHB is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $17400 for Wednesday flights during mid May, or as low as $1158 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Johor Bahru

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Johor Bahru (JHB) will usually cost between $1359 to $13200 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $1597. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $15700. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $14104 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2940 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to JHB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BWI to JHB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BWI to JHB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to JHB flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Baltimore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Johor Bahru, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Baltimore. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $992 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $4014. Return trip prices are from the JHB to BWI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BWI to JHB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BWI to JHB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) in Singapore

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from JHB
  • Usually 70.60% less expensive than JHB
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to SIN flights


Flight Hacking BWI to JHB

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BWI to JHB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (BWI > KUL > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $980
  • Average savings: $1960 (66.67%)

See BWI to KUL flights

Hack #2: Jakarta (BWI > CGK > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1065
  • Average savings: $1876 (63.79%)

See BWI to CGK flights

Hack #3: Ho Chi Minh City (BWI > SGN > JHB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1074
  • Average savings: $1867 (63.49%)

See BWI to SGN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BWI to JHB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Saudia, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Senai International Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9615 miles or 15474 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BWI to JHB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to JHB flight is about 18 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Johor Bahru?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from BWI to JHB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBWI
Origination airport nameBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
CityBaltimore, MD
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeJHB
Destination airport nameSenai International Airport
CityJohor Bahru


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